Canon PIXMA MP520
Inkjet Photo Printers
Canon PIXMA MP520
Do more from home
This mid-range Photo All-in-One is a great multi-purpose tool for the entire family. It’s packed with features for photo & document printing: two paper trays, Easy-Scroll Wheel and 4 Single Ink tanks.
- Photos up to 4800x1200dpi*, borderless 10x15cm in 46 sec.
- 5.0cm colour TFT display
- Print from PC, memory cards and digital cameras
- Two paper trays
- Easy-Scroll Wheel
- 4 Single Inks
- Auto-Image Fix
Enjoy photo lab quality prints with fine detail and smooth colour gradations, thanks to 2pl ink droplets and a high 4800x1200dpi* print resolution.
Print a 10x15cm borderless photo in approx. 46 seconds in Standard Mode*. Print photos directly from your memory card and PictBridge-ready digital camera or camcorder.
Auto Image Fix automatically enhances your photos. Apply Red Eye Removal, face brightening and more with the image editing software.
ChromaLife100** delivers beautiful, long-lasting prints with longevity up to 100 years.
Print documents at up to 30ppm in mono or 20ppm in colour.
Copy at up to 30cpm in mono or 20cpm in colour. Advanced copy technology ensures exceptional colour performance.
Text and image separation gives optimal results when text, graphics and photos are combined. Copy the exact area you want with frame erase, trimming and masking functions.
2400dpi resolution delivers great colour scans. Scan straight to PC, email or PDF. MP Navigator EX software makes every stage of operation easier, from image search to PDF document editing.
Scan your existing photo prints and re-print them to share the duplicates with family and friends, or scan faded photos and bring them back to life with the easy-to-use software.
The crystal clear 5.0cm TFT screen makes PC-free operation fun and easy. Simply spin the Easy-Scroll Wheel to select options on the screen. View, select, edit and print - all at a touch.
All 4 Single Ink tanks can be replaced separately, minimising ink wastage and maximising savings. A smart LED light flashes to alert you when a colour is running low or needs replacement.
Two paper trays hold photo and plain paper. Quick-Start gets your PIXMA going fast, with instant use of functions.
Windows and Mac OS X compatible.
||Print, Scan & Copy. Camera, Memory Card, and Mobile phone direct printing with 5.0cm Colour TFT screen and Easy-Scroll Wheel |
||Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi |
||InkJet 4-ink with minimum 2pl Micro-Nozzles, FiNE print head |
|Photo Lab Quality Speed
||Borderless 10 x 15 cm: Approx. 46 seconds (Standard) |
|Mono Print Speed
||Up to 30ppm (Max.), 14.6ppm (Standard), When feeding from ASF |
|Colour Print Speed
||Text & Graphics: Up to 20 ppm (Max.), 10.9 ppm (Standard), When feeding from ASF |
|Ink Cartridge Configuration
||Single Ink Technology - 4 separate ink tanks (PGI-5BK, CLI-8C, CLI-8M, CLI-8Y) |
For yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield
|Black Ink Tank Life
||505 pages (PGI-5BK)¹ 3835photos* (PGI-5BK)² |
|Colour Ink Tank Life
||Cyan: 910 pages (CLI-8C), Magenta: 665 pages (CLI-8M), Yellow: 685 pages (CLI-8Y)¹ |
Cyan: 424 photos (CLI-8C), Magenta: 287 photos (CLI-8M), Yellow: 299 photos (CLI-8Y)²
||Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro (PR-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy (PP-101/PP-201), Photo Paper Plus Double Sided (PP-101D), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-101/SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper (GP-401), Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), T-shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101), Super White Paper (SW-201) |
||Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets. |
Front Tray: Max. 100 sheets.
||Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 10 x 18cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm, Credit Card (54 x 86mm) |
Front Tray: A4, Letter, B5
||Rear Tray: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to 273 g/m² |
Front Tray: 64 to 105 g/m²
|Two Sided Printing
||Available by manual operation using Photo Paper Plus Double Sided, Super White Paper or plain paper in A4, B5, A5, Letter & 13 x 18cm sizes (Windows only) |
||Yes (A4, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm & Credit Card sizes) |
|Camera Interface and Connectivity
||Direct Print Port: Camera direct photo printing from PictBridge compliant digita cameras & camcorders |
|Card Direct Printing
||CompactFlash ®, Microdrive, Memory Stick®, Memory Stick Pro™, SD Memory Card ®, MultiMediaCard™, and SDHC Memory Card. |
xD-PictureCard™ ¹, Memory Stick Duo™ ¹, Memory Stick PRO Duo™ ¹, RS-MMC™ ¹, miniSD™ ¹ and microSD™ ¹.
Features: Multi-photo print (select multiple images and number of prints for each image), Photo index print, 35-up contact print, Print all photos, DPOF print, Layout print, Sticker print, Print with shooting information, Photo index sheet, Search (by date), Slide show, File number & date print
Image Enhancements: Auto Image Fix, Vivid photo, Photo Optimizer PRO, Noise reduction, Face Brightener, Brightness, Contrast, Colour hue (skin tones), Sepia/Simulated illustration, Red Eye Reduction, Image Optimizer, Trimming
||Driver Features: Photo Optimizer PRO (Windows only), Image Optimizer (Windows Only), Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo. |
||Flatbed CIS colour scanner |
|Scanner Resolution Optical
||Up to 2400 x 4800 dpi |
|Scanner Resolution Digital
||Up to 19200 x 19200 dpi |
|Colour Scanning Depth
||48 / 24 bit (RGB each 16 / 8 bit) |
||16 / 8 bit |
||TWAIN / WIA (Windows XP / Windows Vista) |
|Effective Scanning Width
||A4 / LTR |
||Z-lid (up to 15mm), Push-scan, Multi-Scan, PDF file creation & edition*, Descreen, Unsharp mask, Stitch Assist*, Photograph corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR) |
* Function with MP Navigator
|Copy Speed Colour Document
||Approx. 28 sec.¹ |
|Copy Speed 10x15cm Borderless Photo
||Approx. 49 sec.¹ |
|Copy Speed Mono
||Up to 30 cpm |
|Copy Speed Colour
||Up to 20 cpm |
||1 to 99 copies |
||25 - 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios |
||Auto Intensity (AE copy), Manual Intensity Adjustment, Image Repeat copy, Fit-to-page copy, Borderless copy, Sticker copy, 2-on-1 copy, 4-on-1copy, Frame Erase copy, Trimming/Masking copy, Photo reprint, Face brightener, Fade restoration, Manual colour adjustment (brightness/contrast/hue) |
|Interface Type - PC
||USB 2.0 Hi-Speed¹, |
Bluetooth Ver1.2 ² (with optional Bluetooth Unit - BU-20)
|Interface Type - Mobile Phone / PDA
||Bluetooth Ver1.2¹ (with optional Bluetooth unit BU-20) (JPEG only) & Photo printing via PictBridge |
|Supported Operating System
||Windows Vista / Windows XP SP1, SP2 / Windows 2000 Professional SP2, SP3, SP4 |
Mac OS X v.10.2.8 - v.10.4
|Operating System Requirements
||Windows ® Vista™, XP, 2000 Professional / Internet Explorer 6.0 / Pentium ® II 300 MHz including compatible processors / 128 MB RAM / 800 MB Hard disk space / CD-ROM drive / Display 1024x768 |
Mac OS X v.10.4 / Safari / Intel ® processor, PowerPC G3 / 256 MB RAM / 700 MB Hard disk space* / CD-ROM drive / Display 1024x768
Mac OS X v.10.2.8 - v.10.3 / Safari / Intel ® processor, PowerPC G3 / 128 MB RAM / 700 MB Hard disk space* / CD-ROM drive / Display 1024x768
*If EPP EX for Mac is not included, HD space is 450 MB
||MP Navigator EX, Easy-PhotoPrint EX*, ScanSoft OmniPage SE (OCR software) |
* EPP EX for Mac: available for download from the Canon web site
|Dimensions (W x D x H)
||445 x 378 x 172mm |
|Number of language (LCD)
||20 Languages selectable: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Greek |
||Operating environment: 5° - 35° C |
||Operating humidity: 10 - 90%RH (no condensation) |
|Acoustic Noise Levels
||Print: Approx. 36.5 dB(A) when printing in the highest print quality mode on Photo Paper Pro |
Copy: Approx. 38.5 dB(A) when copying in the highest print quality mode on Photo Paper Pro
||Approx. 7.5 kg |
||AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz |
||Standby: Approx. 2.4W (when scanning lamp is off), |
Off: Approx. 1.0 W,
Copying: Approx 17 W ¹
Thanks to Canon’s unique print head technology (FINE), every PIXMA is able to print amazing quality documents and photos with speed. Genuine Canon inks guarantee maximum quality, long lasting prints and reliability of your printer.
Pigment Black Ink Tank
This 26ml pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity.
Cyan Ink Tank
The ChromaLife100 dye-based ink range delivers stunning quality and vibrant photos in colour and monochrome. The 13ml cyan ink tank offers long lasting photo prints.
Magenta Ink Tank
The ChromaLife100 dye-based ink range delivers stunning quality and vibrant photos in colour and monochrome. The 13ml magenta ink tank offers long lasting photo prints.
Yellow Ink Tank
The ChromaLife100 dye-based ink range delivers stunning quality and vibrant photos in colour and monochrome. The 13ml yellow ink tank offers long lasting photo prints.
Canon genuine value packs are designed to offer you convenience and savings. Twin and Triple Packs, contain two or three of the same inks while Multipacks contain two or more different inks for the same printer. Perfect for frequent users and high-volume printing environments.
PGI-5BK Twin Pack
Pigment Black Ink Tank
The pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The Twin Pack contains two 26ml ink tanks.
Three Colour Multipack
This multipack contains one each of cyan, magenta and yellow ink tanks. The set of three colour 13ml ink tanks offer you convenience and savings. The ChromaLife100 inks deliver stunning results and longevity.
Photo Paper Pro Luster
Achieve vivid colour and stunning monochrome photographic printing with Photo Paper Pro Luster, a professional photo paper with lustre texture for a traditional photolab look which you can create at home.
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Glossy II is the perfect photo paper for superior quality output with a glossy finish. It provides the perfect finish for digital photographs and all your reprints.
Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, is a satin finish paper with the texture of real photographic paper. This high quality paper produces brilliant photographs with reduced glossiness for a softer finish.
Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use”
Glossy photo paper for printing everyday photographs and reprints with photo-lab quality. "Everyday Use" photo paper provides economical way to produce your holiday photos with glossy finish at home.
Matte Photo Paper
Matte Photo Paper produces high quality photographs, graphics and text with a matte finish. Also suitable for more creative uses, such as greetings cards, displays and paper craft.
High Resolution Paper
Professional This coated paper is designed to produce brilliant colours and sharp, vivid images. Ideal for printing high quality documents, spread sheets and presentations containing photos and graphics.
T-Shirt Transfer material
Customise your t-shirts, jerseys, cushion covers and more with photos, graphics or your own designs using this creative paper. Easily print and iron on to a cotton or poly-cotton material.
Easily print, peel and stick the photo stickers to most smooth surfaces. Use for personalizing with creative images, or simply use for high quality labelling, the choice is yours.